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Old December 1, 2009, 07:45 AM
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Default It's finally time - Need 3x New LCDs for Eyefinity

Even though my GTX295 hasn't yet sold, I'm still going to go ahead and order three new panels for my Eyefinity setup.

Uses:
-Gaming mostly, light photo editing (non-pro), programming/website work. No video editing/viewing (That's what my TV is for, lol)

Requirements: (In order of preference)
Either
- Thin Bezel monitors, with an equal top/bottom bezel for triple portrait mode, Good viewing angle a MUST in this case
OR
- Three large-ish displays, probably 24'' or larger.
OR
- A single 30'' Panel... lol

Limitation/Preferences:
- I'm limiting myself to $1,000 for all three (or just for one 30'') since ill make most, if not all, of that back once everything in my main FS thread has sold.
- I'm familiar with companies such as Samsung and BenQ, but would not be adverse to looking elsewhere if its "the one for me"

Help me HwC! You're my only hope... for awsome Eyefinity gamingness.

Options Thus Far:
Samsung Syncmaster F2380 - Rotates, very good viewing angles and color, but possible lag/ghosting?
NCIX.com - Buy Samsung SyncMaster F2380 23IN Widescreen LCD cPVA 1920X1080 16:9 150000:1DC DVI-D 3000:1 Static VGA - LS23NVTABW/ZC In Canada.

BenQ G2412HD - Inexpensive, 2ms response time, 16:9
NCIX.com - Buy BenQ G2412HD 23.56IN 16:9 Widescreen Black LCD Monitor 2MS 40000:1 1920X1080 HDMI DVI VGA - G2412HD In Canada.

Asus VW266H - Huge 25.5, 16:10, good response time, but more expensive than the BenQ
NCIX.com - Buy ASUS VW266H 25.5IN Widescreen LCD Monitor 1920X1200 20000:1 2MS VGA DVI HDMI Speakers - VW266H In Canada.

Acer S243HL - Led backlit = excellent contrast for a TN? 16:9 and HDMI (no dvi) is a minus though. Thin n sexy.
NCIX.com - Buy Acer S243HL Bmii 24IN Ultraslim Widescreen LCD Monitor 1920X1080 LED Backlit 8000000:1 2MS VGA 2HDMI - ET.FS3LP.001 In Canada.

Current favorite:
Samsung 2443BW-HAS - Rotates, 16:10, thin Bezel. Just unsure of viewing angles, seems a lil cheap no?
NCIX.com - Buy Samsung 2443BW-HAS 24IN LCD Black 1920X1200 20000:1 DC 5ms VGA DVI HDCP Pivot Height Adjustable - LS24MYKRBQA/ZC In Canada.
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Old December 1, 2009, 07:58 AM
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...Add 9x very inexpensive monitors as a possible option as well Albeit an insane one.
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9x , John, take 2 tylenols and go to bed, your fever is getting higher
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Old December 1, 2009, 08:09 AM
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9x , John, take 2 tylenols and go to bed, your fever is getting higher

No comment yet. But it may be an option.
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9x, I thought you couldn't have a display group that spanned 2 cards (or more)
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9x, I thought you couldn't have a display group that spanned 2 cards (or more)
You can't.

I'd still rather attempt to stay slightly sane here... and suggestions for three 24-25.5/26 monitors? Looking at a couple of Asus models and BenQ models, but i need help here...
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I see few special on 24" but they are 1920 x 1080...if you want go portrait , I guess you better with 1920 x 1200
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I see few special on 24" but they are 1920 x 1080...if you want go portrait , I guess you better with 1920 x 1200
My reasoning exactly. triple portrait of 1080p would be too narrow... bezels would be seen too soon in my immidate vision.
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Have you looked at Dell monitors? Especially when you catch them on sale, some great guys to be had.
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Have you looked at Dell monitors? Especially when you catch them on sale, some great guys to be had.
Im looking now, but the majority of Dells monitors seem to be 1080p now... or very expensive.
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